Calendar · Newsletters · Events  
About the City Business Government Residents Departments Online Services
City Manager Redwood City, California
     Home » City Manager » News Releases » News Release


Our Core Purpose and Values

City Manager's Initiatives

Budget

Economic Development

Information Technology

News Releases

   · 2014
   · 2013
   · 2012
   · 2011
   · 2010
   · 2009
   · 2008
   · 2007
   · 2006
   · 2005
   · 2004
   · 2003
 

E-News

Awards and Recognition

Biography of City Manager Bob Bell

Contact the Staff of the City Manager’s Office


Archived News Release from 2008

For Immediate Release

Community Invited to 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Redwood City, CA - January 16, 2008 - Redwood City’s 23 rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration focuses on our community’s most important members – our youth – to help carry forward Dr. King’s legacy of seeking equality among all people, to bridge cultural differences, and to celebrate the bountiful diversity of our community. For this year’s celebration, Redwood City is partnering with Public Allies Silicon Valley, and Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula to host a celebration honoring the legacy of the slain civil rights leader.

The community is invited to join the celebration on Friday, January 18th at the East Palo Alto Boys and Girls Club, 2031 Pulgas Avenue in East Palo Alto, from 6 to 7 pm. The event features local youth from Redwood City, Menlo Park, and East Palo Alto who, after gathering earlier in the day to prepare, will then present their creative reflections on Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. Local Poetess Kalamu Chaché will also be participating, offering her latest poem in honor of Dr. King.

More information on the 2008 "Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Celebration” is available by calling 650-646-6083 or 650-780-7510.

The event is presented by Public Allies Silicon Valley, the City of Redwood City and its Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department, Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula, JobTrain, and the San Mateo Credit Union.

Visit Redwood City’s award-winning website at www.redwoodcity.org for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, City government, and local business. Take a look at the variety of City webcams at www.redwoodcity.org/webcam, and subscribe to Redwood City’s electronic newsletter or other City documents at www.redwoodcity.org/egov.

###

Contact:
Teri Chin
Human Services Manager
(650) 780-7510

 

Footer Menu Bar

Logo

© Copyright 1996-2011 City of Redwood City
Please read our Terms of Service
Please email any comments or suggestions to webmaster@redwoodcity.org
Unless otherwise noted, all phone numbers are in area code 650.

City Home Site Map Search Contact Us Suggestions